cabaret season

By: Tbso  09-12-2011

Archive for the ‘Cabaret’ Category

Friday, April 13 & Saturday, April 14, 2012 • 8:00 p.m.
featuring TBSO musicians and the TBSO Jazz Trio
Get to know your TBSO musicians up-close and personal in this unique concert!
Our musicians live day-in and day-out with the music they play. Over the years, certain pieces become part of their life story, like a good friend, or a rival! The musicians will perform some of their favorite solo pieces, accompanied by the full orchestra, and share with you the stories about what the music means to them.

Friday, February 3 & Saturday, February 4, 2012 • 8:00 p.m.
John Scaffeo, accordion
Come experience the glory of the accordion, as we sample music from around the globe with Thunder Bay’s own accordion virtuoso, John Scaffeo. We’ll sample favorite songs and dances from Italy, Finland, France, Hungary, the Ukraine, and more, all in our festive cabaret setting.

Friday, November 11 & Saturday, November 12, 2011 • 8:00 p.m.
Kim Erickson, mezzo-soprano
Join the TBSO and soulful singer, Kim Erickson, in this moving tribute to Canadian veterans. We’ll journey back to the stirring days of World War II with classics like La Vie en Rose and The White Cliffs of Dover, while honouring the dedication and sacrifice of Canadian veterans from all eras with heartfelt contemporary selections. This Remembrance Day won’t soon be forgotten.

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3:30 p.m.Grassroots ChurchCalling all ghouls, ghosts, goblins, superheroes, princesses, pirates, witches, and wizards – celebrate Halloween with the TBSO. Come dressed in your costume and see you your favorite symphony orchestra as you’ve never seen them before. Join us for an afternoon of thrills, chills, and treats.


masterworks season

Electric guitar20 Community electric guitaristsThis program of musical landscapes opens with Nielsen’s expansive poem to the power and glory of the sun. Stravinsky’s brilliant 1919 Firebird brought new sounds to the symphonic stage and announced the arrival of a composer who would change the face of symphonic music.


pops season

Hear renditions of your favorite hits – Rhiannon, Big Love, Go Your Own Way and many more.Jeans ‘n Classics combines rock musicians and headlining stars with world-class symphony orchestras to bring you an experience unlike any other. 8:00 p.m.Jeans ‘n ClassicsWith soulful vocals and powerful rhythms, Jeans ‘n Classics teams up with the TBSO for a tribute to one of the world’s most successful pop groups of all time – Fleetwood Mac.


special events

Paul’s United ChurchAisslinn Nosky,violin / leaderConcertmaster of Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society and a member of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Aisslinn Nosky is a versatile and charismatic musician who will captivate you with her passion and fervor. Join Aisslinn as she leads the symphony in a marvelous selection of Baroque music including Winter from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks.